Sidney Lumet

Network at the National Theatre: taking the screen to the stage

By Hannah Woodhead

As Sidney Lumet’s seminal ’70s satire makes its way to the theatre, we ask is it just a load of sound and fury?

Why 12 Angry Men remains the ultimate ensemble drama

By Josh Howey

Sidney Lumet’s 1957 film is a perfect example of how to combine character and setting.

Five essential queer movies as chosen by LGBT filmmakers

By Thomas Curry

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK with these great films.

10 great heist movies to get you in the mood for Baby Driver

By Ian Gilchrist

Classic crime-thrillers to seek out – from Rififi to Thief, Dog Day Afternoon to Reservoir Dogs.

How Network predicted the insidious rise of ‘fake news’

By Edward Cripps

Sidney Lumet’s prophetic 1976 satire warned of the moral erosion of mainstream media 40 years ago.

In praise of Jane Fonda’s most underrated performance

By Mayukh Sen

Sidney Lumet’s The Morning After sees the acting icon at her brusque, contradictory best.

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